Bunion

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by aneliurrutia
Last updated 4 years ago

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Bunion

A bunion is a structural deformity of the bones and joints between the foot and big toe. It is a large bony bump. A bunion forms when the big toe deviates toward the little toes. The skin over the bunion becomes rough, red, and swells up. This can cause pain and discomfort especially when walking. It also causes foot bones into unatural shapes.

-Surgery. This will remove the swollen tissue from around your big toe joint, straighten your big toe by removing part of the bone,realigning the long bone, or join the bones of your affected joint permanently.-Change shoe type.-Add extra padding to your shoes.-Anti-inflammatory like Advil, Ibprofen,Motrin,etc.-Ice 2 times a day.

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Treatment

What is it?

-Bunions are hereditary. They run in families because of foot type. -Bunions form with weak or poor structure. They also develop with arthritis.-They can be caused by leg length discrepancies.-Women are more prone to develop bunions due to years of wearing tight high heeled shoes.

Causes

Bunion(Hallux Valgus)

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.-Select shoe style and shoe size wisley.-Select shoes with wide toe area and half-inch of space between tip and longest toe and end of shoe.-Make sure shoes are comfy.-Avoid pointy-toed shoes.

Symptoms

Prevention

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.-Pain, redness, and swelling toward big toe.-Deviation of big toe toward little toe.- Corns or calluses.-A bump on your big toe.-Pain and restricted movement of big toe.

-Bursitis. This condition is when the small fluid-filled pads that cushion bones, tendons and muscles near your joints become inflamed.-Hammertoe. This is an abnormal bend that occurs in the middle joint of a toe that can cause pain and pressure.-Metatarsalgia. This condition will cause pain and inflammation in the ball of your foot.

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